The Heirs of Molière: Four French Comedies of the 17th and 18th Centuries

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Marvin A. Carlson
Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, 2003 - Drama - 364 pages

This volume contains four representative French comedies of the period from the death of Molière to the French Revolution: Jean-François Regnard's The Absent-Minded Lover, Philippe Néricault Destouches's The Conceited Count, Pierre Nivelle De La Chaussée's The Fashionable Prejudice, and Jean-Louis Laya's The Friend of the Laws.

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The Conceited Count
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About the author (2003)

Carlson is Sydney E. Cohn Professor of Theatre and Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He has received the ATHE Career Achievement Award, the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism, the Calloway Prize, and the ASTR Distinguished Scholarship Award. He has published widely in theatre history and theory, performance studies, and dramatic literature.

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